Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Abortions Shouldn't Fall Under Bill 34: Quebec Doctors

Photo: Quebec's College of Physicians president, Dr. Yves Lamontagne, said Tuesday the government should exempt abortions from Bill 34. (CBC)

From The CBC:

Quebec's College of Physicians recommended on Tuesday that abortions not fall under the strict guidelines of Bill 34 covering private clinics.

Several private clinics had threatened to stop providing the procedure when the province adopted the guidelines this spring.

Under Bill 34, clinics are required to have dedicated sterile operating rooms for abortions by the end of September. Some health-care professionals have argued that dedicated rooms are not necessary.

Read more ....

Update #1: Abortion clinics safe: College -- CTV

Update #2: Abortion clinics exempted from new law -- Montreal Gazette

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